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Thu, 07/07/11

The annual family-friendly Viking Days festival is this weekend at the Nordic Heritage museum.

The Viking Days celebration features Scandinavian food, entertainment, music, craft vendors, Viking re-enactments, craft demonstrations, and…MORE

Thu, 07/07/11

Last night, The Seattle School Board unanimously approved a $577.7 million budget that reflects $45.5 million in cuts, including the elimination of 90 central office positions and unpaid “furlough” days for non-represented central office staff.…MORE

Wed, 07/06/11

On Friday, the Ballard Chamber of Commerce and Friends will host the third annual Ballard SeafoodFest Kick-Off BBQ to benefit the Seattle Fishermen's Memorial.

It’s an important event for the Chamber, as well as the community, to honor…MORE

Wed, 07/06/11

Numerous students from the Ballard area have been named to the Dean's List at the University of Washington for Spring Quarter.

To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have a grade point…MORE

Wed, 07/06/11

There's another busy summer weekend coming up and in addition to the Ballard SeafoodFest, motorist should be aware of the following traffic-congesting events:


Drivers should leave themselves extra time July 9 and 10 as 10,000…MORE

Tue, 07/05/11

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and the Ballard Terminal Railroad worked on a section of the Burke-Gilman Trail located between NW 40th and NW 41st streets last week to improve a railroad tracks crossing that proved to be…MORE

Tue, 07/05/11

As of 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5, 2011, the Ballard Bell will ring once again on a daily basis. Community members came out to Marvin's Garden on Ballard Avenue on Tuesday evening to witness the inaugural tolling of the automated ringer.


Tue, 07/05/11

Parents can register their children for school and get information on a variety of Seattle-area resources for families when the Community Resources on Wheels bus visits nine neighborhood locations during the month of July.

The bus will…MORE

Tue, 07/05/11

In response to the concerns about what will happen to the homeless community who live in their cars when the scofflaw enforcements go into effect today, the mayor's office wanted to make it known that they've been working hard to find options for…MORE

Fri, 07/01/11

Meerkats, grizzlies, orangutans, hippos, and even sow bugs will be treated this Fourth of July to a picnic featuring a menu of star-shaped popsicles, watermelons, corn on the cob and other picnic fare.

Presented by Zookeeper and Columbia…MORE

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